Full Time Job

Assignment Editor

Fox TV Stations

Dallas, TX 07-26-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Fox Television Stations is one of the nation's largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 29 stations in 18 markets and covering over 37% of US television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, DC and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Seattle.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Must be aggressive and thorough in responding to breaking news. Research and enterprise news stories and coverage through multiple sources including digital sources, public and private entities, scanners, and email. Responsible for daily communication with police, government sources and community groups. Must develop reliable sources to help in obtaining and confirming information for online and newscast reporting. Secure and organize elements for digital and TV, such as electronic audio and video files, photos, and documents. Must have broad working knowledge of online databases as well as broad working knowledge of court and police procedures. Write and publish stories for digital platforms. Coordinate, dispatch and communicate with crews and helicopter for planned and breaking news events. Work closely with Reporters, Producers and Managers to obtain information and story ideas. Respond to viewer inquiries. Perform other duties as assigned.

Bachelor's degree required with emphasis in Communication and/or Journalism. 5-7 years in a medium to major market experience required. Must possess strong communication skills and etiquette. Must have strong knowledge of legal and ethical parameters for all media. Ability to work calmly under tight deadlines. Strong working knowledge of the technical aspects of TV news production required, including digital newsgathering tools. Must be able to use newsroom computer systems, including BitCentral and editing. Strong and confident communication skills are a must. Most complete required administrative tasks in a timely and accurate manner.

At FOX, we foster a culture and environment where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. We are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent across our company. We live in a diverse world, with different ideas and different perspectives that come together to spark new ideas and make great things happen. That means reflecting the diversity of the world around us is critical to our company's success. We ensure that our viewers, communities and employees feel heard, represented, and celebrated both on screen and off.

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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gwvo8n-44-200-30-73-42 in your application.